Mumbai, July 23
Equity benchmark Sensex jumped 269 factors on Thursday, led by positive factors in index heavyweight Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank and Kotak Bank amid hopes of contemporary authorities stimulus to assist the financial system.
The 30-share BSE Sensex ended 268.95 factors, or 0.71 per cent, greater at 38,140.47.
Similarly, the NSE Nifty superior 82.85 factors, or 0.74 per cent, to shut at 11,215.45.
Shares of Reliance Industries climbed round three per cent to hit a document closing excessive of Rs 2,060.65.
SBI, ICICI Bank, Tech Mahindra, ITC and Kotak Bank have been among the many different winners.
On the opposite hand, Axis Bank, HUL, Infosys, TCS and L&T completed within the crimson.
According to Narendra Solanki, Head- Equity Research (Fundamental), Anand Rathi Shares, Indian markets began off on a optimistic notice however with underlying warning as its Asian friends traded blended as traders remained involved over US-China tensions.
“During the noon session markets strengthened as domestic sentiments were boosted after news of India working on offering production-linked incentives for up to five sectors to boost domestic manufacturing,” he mentioned.
Some assist additionally got here with the Chief Economic Adviser’s assertion that the federal government might announce extra fiscal measures to spice up demand, Solanki added.
Bourses in Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo ended within the crimson, whereas Hong Kong closed greater.
Stock exchanges in Europe have been buying and selling on a optimistic notice in early offers.
Meanwhile, worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude futures rose 0.93 per cent to USD 44.70 per barrel.
In the foreign exchange market, the rupee settled on a flat notice at 74.75 in opposition to the US greenback. — PTI